On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
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On December 7th, 1732, the Royal Opera House opened at Covent Garden, London.
A thought for the day: Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. -- American football player/coach Vince Lombardi
On this date in history:
In 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, abolishing slavery in the United States.
In 1877, The Washington Post published its first edition.
Those born on this date include:
- England's King Henry VI in 1421
- lyricist Ira Gershwin in 1896
- writer/pianist Ève Curie in 1904
- bank robber Lester Baby Face Nelson in 1908
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Today is Monday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2021 with 25 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 6th, 1849, abolitionist Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery.